Sun.Feb 09, 2020

Sprint Plans are worthless, but Sprint Planning is everything

Dwight D. Eisenhower, the World War II leader and U.S. President, wrote: “[.] plans are of no particular value, but [.] planning is indispensable”. It’s a powerful phrase that aligns all so well with Scrum.


How to Stop Admiring Your Problems

Agile Alliance

It is unclear when the phrase “stop admiring the problem” came into my leadership tool kit, but I have been using it to improve my personal and business life for about two decades.

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Why Do You Need to Listen to Your Developer When Choosing Web Hosting?

The Crazy Programmer

A web developer is a person who’s responsible for a visual appeal of a website and performs tasks related to the website’s layout, development of web applications, and integration of graphics.

What Is DevSecOps and How to Enable It on Your SDLC?

For the past three to four years, all the companies around the IT world have adopted agile and different application development methodologies that leverage the work for different departments or areas and helps them to develop new products and release new features to improve their processes and infrastructure.

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Facebook Causes Continue to Show Little Promise as Fundraising Tools

YouTube Clone App Development – A Beginner’s Guide


2020’s audience is smart, and thus, intelligent advertising is an essential part of the strategy you make to grow your business.

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Representative Line: Without Directions

The Daily WTF

Adam S sends us a representative line which represents a mystery. It's a simple enough Java statement: private static final Integer[] DIRECTIONS = { 0 , 1 , 2 , 3 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 }; There is no documentation, no commentary, no explanation of what, exactly, this is supposed to represent. Why did the developer choose to use Integer and not the int primitive type? Why is this just a sequence of numbers in order? Why is 4 missing from the sequence?

A Farewell Tour with His Puppet Robot Pals for MST3K Creator Joel Hodgson

The New Stack

32 years ago, Joel Hodgson was a 20-something comedian heckling movies with robot puppets on a local Minneapolis TV station. But within 12 months the show he created started a 10-year run on two different cable TV channels (Comedy Central and the Sci-Fi channel).

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Four short links: 10 February 2020

O'Reilly Media - Ideas

The Digital Dictators: How Technology Strengthens Autocracy (Foreign Affairs) — Dictatorships harness technology not only to suppress protests but also to stiffen older methods of control. Meaningful Availability — Google paper. This paper presents and evaluates, in the context of Google’s G Suite, a novel availability metric: windowed user-uptime. This metric has two main components.

HR digital transformation requires more than just automation


Automating HR processes to make them repeatable, easier to execute and faster makes sense, but the value that adds can be undercut if the processes being automated are outdated, fragmented and disconnected. What does it take to go beyond automation? Successful digital transformation within HR requires more than automation. To serve an organisation’s goals, transformation […]. Applications Australia and New Zealand Digital Transformation Partners HR SAP

Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.

Teradata Does Open Source! Introduction to the R and Python Packages for Vantage


In part two of this three-part series, you’ll learn how to use Teradata's R and Python packages, tdplyr and teradataml, to run machine learning and predictive analytics in Vantage at scale

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High Scalability

Who's Hiring? Are you looking to improve how you hire technical talent ? Essilen Research 's free video series can help. Fix common issues in screening, interviewing, closing and on-boarding. Learn how world-class tech companies crush the hiring game!

5 Topmost Software That Helps You In Business

Strategy Driven

This is 2020, and the world has entered into a new decade, unlocking new windows to the trading world. People nowadays are indulging in various kinds of businesses and earning quality money. Youth is much more interested in becoming an entrepreneur than doing nine to five jobs.

Unsecured Business Loans: A Comprehensive Guide

Strategy Driven

Have you ever felt the need to apply for some sort of business funding? If yes, then I am sure you must have gone through a million options before you came to the right conclusion about your loan. For any business, whether it is a big or small business, funding can actually make a huge impact.

Building Like Amazon

Speaker: Leo Zhadanovsky, Principal Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon's journey to its current modern architecture and processes provides insights for all software development leaders. To get there, Amazon focused on decomposing for agility, making critical cultural and operational changes, and creating tools for software delivery. The result was enabling developers to rapidly release and iterate software while maintaining industry-leading standards on security, reliability, and performance. Whether you're developing for a small startup or a large corporation, learning the tools for CI/CD will make your good DevOps team great. We are excited to be joined by Leo Zhadanovsky, a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services.

4 Ways to Maximise Real Estate Investing

Strategy Driven

What do your investor friends talk about all the time? What investment vehicles do they discuss, and what sectors dominate the conversations? Chances are that real estate investments are a major part of every conversation.